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Director of Marketing and People Development

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Alta Genetics Inc. is a major livestock genetic improvement company with markets in over fifty countries around the world. Our core strategy is to maintain a leading position in technology innovation aimed at increasing milk production through improved genetics


We are dedicated in developing partnerships with leading progressive dairy producers worldwide. Together, we passionately pursue our mission to create value, build trust and deliver results for progressive farmers around the world.

The position of Director, Alta Marketing and People Development will be responsible for the following areas including, but not limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement strategic marketing, branding and campaign plans in cooperation with Alta senior managers
  • Develop plans to promote brand visibility and strength for Alta’s portfolio of corporate, program and service brands through promotional materials, editorial content, digital media, and internal communication
  • To lead the development of Alta Genetics’ learning platforms and programs for internal staff and external clients (Alta Learning Management System, Sales Staff Development Curriculum, AltaU, AltaDMS)
  • To support business growth and innovation through marketing and training plans that complement new products and service launches
  • Prepare annual department and staffing budgets and growth plans for the department, including performance management, coaching and personal development for the direct reports to this role
  • Leverage the incremental efficiencies and effectiveness from the URUS resources that aid in the achievement of Alta Genetics marketing and training objectives
  • Actively participate in the strategic direction and leadership with the Alta senior management team
  • Actively participate in the initiatives, projects and forums identified with the URUS executive team
  • Work actively together with URUS leaders to realize efficiencies and synergies without losing the specific brand focus within the Alta Genetics marketing and training activities and programs.
  • Provoke people to act through persuasive thought leadership relating to key elements of our hedgehog strategy (fertility, reproduction, genetic strategy and management)
  • Ignite the power of our field team with the consulting and reporting tools and skills that they use to distinguish themselves and deliver value to our clients
  • Inspire the young and experienced high performing and high potential talent to want to join our team
  • Challenge our sales leadership to be persuasive and inspiring leaders in their teams – to replicate and amplify the skill building and practice that our training program is set to deliver

Skills and Qualifications

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in roles with increasing complexity and responsibility
  • Experience in the development and deployment of learning activities for employees including facilitation and delivery of training material
  • Strong business acumen: Understands that business needs and opportunities drive learning and talent development initiatives
  • Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion
  • Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Delivers on deadlines and priorities as a self-directed individual, comfortable with a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

Application Instructions

  • All Interested applicants, please submit your resume into our Human Resources Department. 



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